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Sep 16, 2012 12:15am EDT
the first time in career, 24-21. they head to west virginia next week. >>> georgia tech playing host to virginia. the yellow jackets creating quite a buzz early on. pun intended. textbook play from scrimmage. the first one, ken washington has plenty of time to pass. finds zac lassski all alone and goes 70 yards for the touchdown. that is the beginning of a very long day for virginia head coach mike london. third quarter we go, georgia tech leading 35-7. this time, washington runs the option, and this is the touchdown. washington runs for three scores. throws for another. and virginia dominated by georgia tech, 56-20. it is the most points virginia has ever given up against georgia tech. >>> frank beamer, 13th ranked virginia tech facing the winless panthers. this punt here at their own six. and breaks it up the sideline. and two defenders converge. look at the block by ronnie van dyke. he wipes them both out. jarrett on his way to a 94-yard return. so that would cut a deficit to 21-10. later in the third quarter, pitt facing a third and five. tino throws it up the right side. 18 yard
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Sep 14, 2012 4:25am EDT
into portions of western virginia and west virginia. so instead of perfect sunshine, we'll have mostly sunny skies today and a little further off to the north and west, out towards detroit, you see thicker cloud cover. this is a cold front which will come in here later tonight and could kick off a shower although i think most of the area will remain dry. bottom line, generally nice conditions around here today with sunshine, high temperatures expected to be about 80 or so. more details on the weather including a closer look at the weekend in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. >>> more anti-american protests topping our stories right now. the united states bracing for more protests around the muslim world today and libya has made arrests in the attacks that killed american ambassador. the identities of the other americans killed are also released. let's take a live look right now. the protests against that low- budget film that mocks islam have been spreading all week. a live look at cairo this morning. ntinued overnight. more are expects from morocco to indonesia. >>> on the cam
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Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. they were saying tornadoes and everybody started getting a little bit scared. >> from virginia to d.c. to prince george's, how long did it take you? >> 1:15. >> numerous storms were reported. the storm also knocked out power. some intersections here along green belt road were in dark. the good news is that no one was injured when that tree toppled or the porch collapsed here tonight. reporting live, news 4. >> thanks, darcy. the water is finally receding. some places saw up to a foot of water. homes on the water face the biggest threat at high tide, which was around 9:30 tonight. right now, though, no reports of any major problems. in northern virginia, quite different scene than just a few hours earlier. a heavy downpour soaked anyone on the outside. a downed power line cut off power to homes and tied up traffic. crews fixed those lines. >> right now, tree trimmers and power crews are hard at work. it's been a common theme this summer. storms hit, trees fall and then the lights go out. jim rosenfield continues live from bethesda where it's happened again. >> it's just bun to rain
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, thank you. >>> a former top democrat in falls, virginia, will spend the next two decades behind bars. in may, he was found guilty of molesting two girls during his daughter's sleepover party and denied wrongdoing, professing his innocence during the sentenceing. he is the former chairman of the fall's church democratic committee. his wife robin is the mayor and current member of the city council. >>> prince georges county police are trying to track down the suspect wanted in two bank robberies. they released the photos hoping you recognized him and the most recent happened yesterday. he employed he had a weapon and took off with the cash. the same man claimed he had a bomb when he held up another bank in august. anyone with information, call police. >>> with his convention over, president obama ran smack into the harsh reality of the bleak report of the nation's unemployment outlook. mitt romney pounced on the figures that it's fresh evidence it's time to put someone new in the oval office. tom fitzgerald is following this full day of campaigning. everyone was there today. >> reporte
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
them in the district. dominion, virginia, has about 4,500 customers in the dark. bge reports nearly 3,000 outages. the majority of those are in anne arundel county. those storms brought down trees and power lines in bethesda. wires fell about 1:30 this afternoon. the neighbors there say they saw the wires on fire after a tree fell. a car was damaged there but nobody was injured. >>> a whole lot of rain fell quickly causing flooding in frederick. roads turned into rivers during the height of the storm. some kids got stuck walking in water up to their knees. some parts of frederick saw between two and four inches of rain. on days like these, people live in the bloomingdale neighborhood in d.c. aren't taking any chances. they're doing anything they can to prevent flooding. a problem they've had to deal with several times already this year. jackie benson has more on how residents are trying to keep things dry and when a real solution to the problem might be ready to go. >> reporter: there is a lot of anxiety here. people are still dealing with insurance claims from multiple floods. thei
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
accident is in your shoulder lane. talk about delays. usual suspects, i-95 in virginia. fairfax county parkway, heavy on the brakes in this area. delays start at lorton. pretty slow as you head to springfield parkway. let's head over to i-270, slow out of frederick. making your way southbound, pretty sluggish out of 109. those areas look fine right now, but it's starting to heat up as you make your way over to the end. back over to you. >>> police say they found nothing out of the ordinary after someone called in a bomb threat last night. officers focus their search on two daily parking garages. several flights were also delayed because passengers had to wait to board their flights. the airport's authority says no flights were evacuated because of the threat, but one traveler tells news 4 he and other passengers had to get off their plane, which was heading to chicago. >>> new this morning, montgomery county police searching for the person who stabbed a man on mills choice road. we're told the victim was stabbed several times in the chest and neck. he was taken to the hospital.
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Sep 9, 2012 12:15am EDT
maryland. not west virginia. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. mitt romney's position onpprove women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. . >>> we know that is more than one player. >> that's right. >> and did they have to do it this soon? seems rushed to me. you know. >> that is a question. steven straussburg said he's physically fine. >> right. >> and that he's okay. of course he's going say that. >> and hosts to pitch. this is hurting him. he wants to be with these guys. it's not easy to do yo and -- hope that is not less appealing, right? >> and that is what we don't know and in the play-offs, we didn't think he was going to be shut down but a matter of when and not if. th
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
companies at the ready. dominion virginia power has crews on stand by from as far away as norfolk. here in the district, residents are preparing for the possibility of more flooding. news 4's megan mcgrath in the plo bloomingdale neighborhood northwest where the flooding is getting to be old hat and a big problem. >> reporter: absolutely. we're here on rhode island avenue in the bloomingdale neighborhood. take a look at the electric sign. it says it all. severe weather expected. watch for standing water. and not just standing water. if history repeats itself, folks could be seeing rushing water, gushing water. not just on rhode island avenue, but inside their homes as well. that has been playing out time and time again throughout the course of this summer. several people or a number of people in this area, they've been flooded four times this summer alone. there's an outdated storm water system, and we've had homes that have brought a tremendous amount of water in a short period of time, and the drainage system just can't handle it. that's why d.c. water says we've been seeing the issue th
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
potomac, virginia, right now coming in at 65 degrees. let's take a look at storm team 4 radar, where it is wet. you see that rain sliding eastward. there's where it is heavier. some areas getting some lightning just east of westminster, sliding toward northeastern maryland. here's a look at your hour by hour forecast. by 8:00 a.m., we're dry. noontime, we're dry. temperatures push into the low 80s again today. our best chance of rain will be after i think 5:00 p.m. i'll be back in ten minutes with a look at your four-day forecast. >> break news traveling university boulevard. i'm still seeing all of your lanes blocked at dennis avenue. what this means is if you're traveling university boulevard, just going to be a tough commute if you're trying to get to colesville road. and then also university boulevard as you're making your way towards georgia avenue. it's not going to be an option if you have to pass dennis avenue. no word yet on if this is going to last through the morning rush. i can tell you it may. again, a downed pole is block all of university boulevard at dennis ave
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Sep 20, 2012 4:25am EDT
see the light blue in the 40s, and that includes much of northern virginia, just about all of maryland, including the eastern shore, and out of the mountains, a few of those areas in the darker blue, they're in the 30s in a few locations out in worcester and maryland and in the highlands of west virginia. quite a chill in the air this morning. thankfully not much wind. we'll be talk windchill. right now it's 56 at reagan national. that's the coolest temperature there since way last may. look at ocean city. they're down to a chilly 53. elkins, west virginia at 39 degrees. closer to washington it's in the 40s. montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's counties. chilly and calm. lots of sun the rest of the day with highs reaching the mid 70s by afternoon. i'll be back in ten minutes. now a look at our traffic. >> still seeing traffic. let's head to arlington boulevard. at one point just one lane was getting by. i did see some delays, but it looks like that work zone is just about wrapped up. let's head to the beltway at van dohrn. you can see the taillights to the right of the scree
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
florida and virginia, the president holds a 5-point lead over romney among likely voters. 49% to romney's 44% in the poll from earlier this week. >>> on the campaign trail today, republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in virginia, and mitt romney campaigns in ohio. president obama has meetings in the white house this morning. tonight he holds a fundraiser at a private home in the district. >>> yesterday the first lady was in virginia. she stopped in downtown richmond and later spoke to supporters at the university of mary washington in fredericksburg. four years ago president obama game the first democratic presidential candidate to carry the commonwealth in 44 years. >>> on to the top stories of the day, new efforts in a search for a suspect following the murder of a 17-year-old girl in prince george's county. honor student amber stanley was shot and killed during a home invasion last month. today police are passing out fliers and talking with community members in an attempt to reach out to the public for help. >>> and students and faculty at central high school wil
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
between 3 and route 17. just a bit slow in virginia. let's head over to i-66. not seeing delays there. we'll give you a live look as you make your way past sudley. nice and clear eastbound and westbound as well. as you make your way inside the beltway, i-66 clear as well. here's a live look at spout run parkway, no issues to report. as you make your way from the 495 to gw parkway, you're at 61 miles per hour. just about a half hour. eun, back over to you. >>> it's about almost 80 years, but this year washingtonians will finally get to see playoff baseball. >> the ins fanationals fans, yo over. your team is in the playoffs. >> got to love it. the nationals beat the dodgers 4-1 to clinch the franchise's first berth. the man who has been here since day one started the scoring. ryan zimmerman drove in bryce harper, and it got going from there. manager davie johnson hopes it's just the beginning. >> what's the big deal? it's fun, but that's not what i had my eye on. it's a nice step to get here. every manager that's leading the division, that's the only thing that matters, winning your div
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Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
the district and virginia. >>> on the democratic side, the first lady is also campaigning in virginia today making stops in richmond and fredericksburg. michelle obama is expected to speak to supporters about what's at stake for virginians in this election. virginia of course is a key battleground state. right now the race between the president and mr. romney is close. the president campaigns today in colorado. >>> as congress gears up to leave washington for the fall campaign the house is set to vote on a temporary spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. the bill will also allow spending [ indiscernible ] budget cap -- the bill includes measures like replenishing the funding for food stamps and welfare. vice-presidential candidate paul ryan will be making his first appearance at the capital to vote on the bill since earning the gop ticket. ryan is scheduled to rally in d.c. and virginia tomorrow. >>> new this morning, prince george's county police are asking for help in the search for a missing man. 6le-year-old george fairknot seen here last seen on september 7 drivin
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Sep 9, 2012 12:00am EDT
in maryland. not west virginia. . >>> he lost 40-pounds on his back and a sense of adventure. a teenager out of high school and is walking across america. he calls his walk dude track and beth parker caught up with him as he passed through his home state of maryland. >> reporter: with one change of clothes, a map on his belt, and a magic of music, this maryland's kid is hitting the road. >> my name is jonah blair, i'm 18 years old and i'm hiking the american discovery trail. >> reporter: walking alone the long miles between delaware and san francisco. >> and this is over 5,000. >> reporter: the reason? >> i wanted to do something. i wanted to have an adventurous moment in my life. >> reporter: when he graduated in june, he decided to postpone college. >> my mom, like her first instinct was like you're crazy, you're going to college. >> reporter: mom came around a bit and dude trek, as he calls it, started a week ago. >> he gets a lot of questions. >> what are you doing, who are you, what is dude trek and why do you smell so bad? >> i have gone three days without a shower so far.
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Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
road to the white house will run through virginia tomorrow. president obama will visit virginia beach tomorrow morning. mitt romney will be in our area. he has a rally planned at american legion post 176 in springfield. tomorrow's events come two days after vice president joe biden held a campaign event in chesterfield county, virginia. >>> today both candidates will be in another battleground state, ohio. mitt romney will continue his bus tour through the buckeye state. the president will speak at two ohio colleges, bowling green university and kent state. the latest poll shows obama with a sizable lead in ohio. he leads by eight points among likely voters. the president holds a smaller lead in the key state of florida. he's ahead by four points among likely voters and nine points by registered voters. romney's campaign is downplaying these numbers. they say they trust their own polling. >>> this morning an expected vote on a potential rate hike for pepco. last night dozens of customers upset about the possible hike staged a protest at headquarters in downtown d.c. if approved, the p
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
robert taglianetti is from woodbridge, and police believe he's back in virginia. he's accused of shooting keith reed in the small town of climber, new york, about 80 miles south of buffalo. investigators say taglianetti was spotted inrinc p william county this week. they believe his victim was a specific target. but they warn everyone, taglianetti may be armed and dangerous. >> this individual was -- wanted to do harm to mr. reed. >> right, we believe it was isolated. >> we believe he's in virginia now. but that could change. >> police say if you think you see taglianetti, don't approach him. call police immediately. >>> tonight we know the identity of remains found in a wooded area in stafford county. detectives tell us the remains belong to this woman, katherine bryant. the d.c. native vanished six years ago. she was 33 at the time. police suspect foul play in her death. but they haven't said what caused her death. someone found her remains last month just off i-95 in stafford county. >>> a dryer appears to be to blame for a fire at a nursing home in mclean that started late th
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
say small children are left unattended strapped in car seats in bathrooms and closets at a virginia daycare. the infants are safe, the two women running the daycare facing serious charges. >> child protective services in prince william county got a tip about the home-based daycare on abilene way and moved in. when they arrived, they found 21 children ages 3 months to 4 years old inside with just two people watching them. police say 29-year-old anila qayyum had a business permit to take care of five children at this home. when child protective services arrived, they found more than 20 and only her 23-year-old sister rabia was there helping out. >> they had 21 kids in there, that they weren't licensed, i was pretty surprised. >> reporter: neighbors describe the sisters as friendly and say they always seem attentive with the kids when they played outside. that makes the disturbing find inside the home even harder to stomach. >> some of them were in the closet in a car seat. >> i heard about that. that was really disturbing because that means to me that you have too many children inside
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
dead in their herndon, virginia, home will begin in just over an hour. late this afternoon police identified the family. they believe 52-year-old albert peterson shot and killed his wife, kathy, and their two sons, matthew and christopher. they were all discovered at the home on point rider lane yesterday. the family was found after the parents didn't show up to work for two days. the tragedy has made it difficult for a lot of local families. jackie bensen will have a report with more on how parents can deal with that coming up in our next half hour. >>> a maryland family could be homeless tonight after this car came crashing through the side of their house. this is on olney mill road. the car plowed through the garage, landing in the dining room. the driver was 70 years old and was taken to the hospital, but is expected to be fine. police say he didn't live at the home but the husband and wife who did live there were there at the time but they were not injured. building inspectors are examining the house to see if it is safe enough to be inhabited. >>> in just about two months, r
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Aug 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
that full forecast coming up. >>> developing news from virginia where a man is in custody accused of soliciting a 12-year-old girl for sex. nathan portnoy had an online relationship with the girl for several months. police say she told him she was an day. last friday the two agreed to meet in bethesda. one of the girl's family members spotted them together. >> what the family member saw was her getting into his car and they followed, were able to contact her using her cell phone and she exited the vehicle at a safe time. >> police eventually caught up to portnoy in falls church. they found payloaded handgun, zip ties, handcuffs and several boxes of con donees in his car -- condoms in his car. police are concerned portnoy may have had other victims and ask for anyone with information to call them. >>> police found a woman dead in a park in beltsville on montgomery road this week. police released photos of her tattoos. they include names on the woman's wrist and chest. if you have any information, call prince george's county police. >>> police closed club elite for licensing and dance
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Sep 17, 2012 4:25am EDT
clouds pushing in from central virginia and into the south. much farther south and west, we've got a developing rain storm coming our ray late tonight. between now and then, we'll stay dry. off to a chilly start. it's only near 50 in montgomery county. much of fairfax county, prince george's, and southern maryland. up near the bay waters, near 60. reagan national, 61. the chilly 40s. panhandle of west virginia, chilly and into the mountains. by 6:00 a.m., still a chill in the air, only around 50. sunrise by 6:02. tonight sunny, mild, nice, rapid warmup. we ought to be low to mid-70s by noontime. and upper 70s to near 80 as clouds increase south and west. going mostly cloudy by late afternoon, going back down to the mid-70s by then. i'm back with a hometown forecast in ten minutes. danella is here now with the morning traffic. good morning. >> good morning, tom. >>> checking the roadways, if you're traveling in virginia, construction continues again today. right now it's a race on the inner loop as you make your way just past i-66. only one lane will get you by the work zone there. ou
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
thousands of children in northern virginia. today is the first day of school. also the first ear that arlington schools are enforcing their new walking policy. in fox 5's melanie alnwick has details on how this could affect your child. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we have seen some of those arlington county buses here already this morning. but these new rules mean that fewer students will be able to ride those school buses. now, in the letter that was sent out to parents over the summer, notifying them of the changes, parents were encouraged to help find safe walking or bike routes for their children. but many say these changes are just going to be more cars on the road as they decide to put their kids in the car and drive them to school instead. the first letter to parents came out in july for the 2012 school year arlington will strictly enforce the walk zones. one mile for miles an hour a mile and a half for middle and high school students, 12 bus stops at 5 different schools that were within those walk zones have been removed. the superintendent said two years of parent com
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Sep 22, 2012 9:00am EDT
, west virginia. not much too close just yet on storm 4 radar but there will be a line of showers firing up ahead of a cold front due to come in here. there is even a slight risk for some severe weather today mainly northern and northeastern maryland up the i-95 corridor through philadelphia and new york city. so for us today, showers out to the west by as early as 1:00 or 2:00 this afternoon. then scattered showers coming into the metro area here along about 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00. heading down to blacksburg the hokies taking on bowling green. noon kickoff. 30% chance of storms and showers but i think good weather for hokey football in blacksburn. more of your college football forecast and more of the rest of weekend coming up. >>> right now we have major delays on the beltway. we've got a big traffic backup on the american legion bridge on the inner loop. take a look. the delays affect southbound traffic from maryland into virginia. you don't want to be stuck there. we're told construction is the cause for the slow go here. virginia state police say the backup is from the bridge
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
steer the car. virginia state police tell news four they are aware of the twitter picture, the driver involved in yesterday's crash was not hurt and has not been charged. >> still no arrest after a robbery and a shooting in a parking lot that was once the scene of a dramatic hostage stand off. a man leaving the capital one bank was robbed about 7:00 last night. robbers shot him in the head and then ran away. >> in january of 2011, in that same lot, a gunman took a teller hostage. he slipped on the ice outside the bank and that allowed the hostage to get away and police shot and killed the gunman. >> officials in montgomery county are raising questions about a deadly bacteria outbreak. he was the the 19th patient infected and the seventh to die. >> tonight there is a new tool to crack down on drunk drivers. dc police will once again be armed with breath alcohol tests. two years after a contractor discovered the machines had been miscalibrated and hundreds of convictions were called into question. shamari stone has our report. >> d.c. police say this program will make the streets safer
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> thank you, danella. >>> the protest in virginia that's sparking outrage nationwide. >>> welcome back at 6:15. the iphone 5 is finally here. tony tull is outside the apple store downtown now. two hours to go, tony, is that right? >> reporter: two hours to go. the store in georgetown will be open at 8:00. if you weren't watching the 5:00 a.m. hour, you're going to want to hear their story. check it out. we had 70 people when we got here. now it's up to 150. you can see the line wraps around the building and back out to the street. we're here at the apple store in georgetown. katie, you were actually in the back of the line. is that going to affect you at all. ? is >> i don't think so. i think everyone is getting the same product. i wasn't willing to get up any earlier than 5:00 a.m. or get here any earlier than 5:00. >> reporter: what is it about the iphone 5 that you want? >> not a cracked screen. and the bigger screen and faster, larger memory. i'm pretty excited about it. >> reporter: and you did not want to buy a spot? >> no, no. >> reporter: some of you at home are probably wonder
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Sep 4, 2012 4:25am EDT
hearing. >>> some voter in northern virginia will head to the polls today for a special election to replace delegate david england. he resigned earlier this summer after admitting to having an affair. polls in the district are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> democrats are in charlotte, north carolina preparing to kick off the democratic national convention t gets under way today. tom fitzgerald has a preview for us. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama got a first look at the convention podium she will be speaking from tuesday. president obama stayed on the campaign trail. >> of a he got one piece of advice for you about the romney- ryan game plan, ohio. punt it away. it won't work. >> reporter: at a labor union rally in toledo with auto and steel workers, the president said a mitt romney presidency would hurt the middle class. >> you could choose to give massive new tax cuts to folks who have already made it or you can choose my plan. >> reporter: the labor message continued in michigan as vice president biden kept up the anti-republican attack in detroit. >> they view you a
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Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
d.c. drivers are paying 3.98, maryland 3.77, virginia 3.69. fox's josh cassio talked to frustrated drivers. >> seems like it's always going up. >> reporter: aaa says drives this drain will face the most expensive -- drivers this labor day will face the most expensive prices we've ever seen this year. hurricane isaac forced some gulf coast refineries to shut down. nationally gas prices are above 3.80, nearly 20 cents more than last year at this time. >> i'm putting gas in every other day i think. >> reporter: officials expect prices to drop later in month as the refineries come back online and the peak driving season wilds down. >> very frustrating because i -- winds down. >> very frustrating because i only get about 20 miles a gallon. i think you try to watch what you do. you space out. if you're going to one store, you do all of it at the same time. >> reporter: just be glad you aren't living in hawaii right now. at the pumps it's one big burn, a gallon of unleaded there 4.34. sure makes 3.75 sound a little sweeter. >> why are the gas companies making all these billions of dollars
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? or was it something else? virginia state police, they're investigating. live in fauquier county, pat collins, news4. >>> investigators are trying to figure out what led to a crash between a school bus and an s r. four children went to a hospital. they were all in elementary school. they had minor injuries. it happened this morning. paramedics also took two people from the suv to the hospital. everyone expected to be okay now. it happened at maryland avenue and great falls road. it shut down traffic in that area for part of the morning commute. >>> politics now. president obama will go to the united nations tomorrow. he'll focus on the wave of anti-american violence that he has called a bump in the road. mitt romney today argued that the violence is more than a bump, it's a crisis and said he would have managed it better. steve handelsman is on capitol hill now with more on this. >> reporter: good evening. running for re-election, president obama is trying to reduce the public perception of a middle east crisis. and a u.s.-israeli controversy. president obama headed to new york where
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Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
virginia tomorrow. romney is campaigning at the american legion post in springfield. there is a rally there. the president is at the farm bureau in virginia beach. >>> a company based out of massachusetts has been tapped to make repairs to the earthquake damaged washington monument. crews from perin i-management surfaces will start work in two months buildingskaf scaffolding filling in cracks. they are expected to last until 2014 and cost $2 million >>> a demolition project is creating a lot of excitement. they have fought legal battles for the run-down skylar mall. now, the work is on to get rid of it and replace it with an 1800 acre development unit, 500 housing units and retail shops and plans for a walmart >>> controversy over a program that allows doctors to give teenage girls the morning after pill without telling their parents. the pilot program began in new york city offering pregnancy testing, birth control pills and the plan "b" emergency con tro accept tiff pill for students. high teen pregnancy rates. school officials sent parents a letter about this program giving t
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
look at your forecast. stay with us. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but t it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> afghanistan now has formal control of the prison next to the bagram air force base force which holds taliban terror suspects. there are still some concerns the afghan government will let dangerous prisoners out instead of holding them without charge. >>> meanwhile 16 afghans were killed when a man blew himself up on a crowded street. authorities say 10 victims were police officers. so far there are no groups claiming responsibility. there was a bombing near nato headquarters in kabul over the weekend killing six people including the bomber. the talib
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Sep 18, 2012 4:25am EDT
all of virginia, all of maryland, eastern part of west virginia, eastern shore, and up the western corridor. could be flight delays later this afternoon. chance of damaging winds from strong storms. maybe a few isolated tornadoes possible between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. right now temperatures around the region are hovering in the upper 60s to right around 70 degrees, and the air has turned a lot more humid. hour by hour throughout the day, clouds through midmorning. just some shower west of the metro area. by 6:00 a.m., upper 60s. sunrise 6:03. by noon time, showers moving in, and strong storms and damaging winds possible from 3:00 until early this evening. i'm back in ten minutes with another update and another look at first 4 radar. now first 4 traffic with danella. >>> as you mentioned, slippery roadways means fender benders. if you're traveling northbound i-95 at route 3, have an accident. it is in your shoulder lane. trel lanes are open. i want to urge you to give yourself some extra time. as tom mentioned, you have inclement weather. you're taking the volume very light on the inne
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Sep 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
virginia later today. ann romney is coming to leesburg, holding an event called women for mitt. it kicks off around 11:45 this morning. it's expected to cause traffic problems in the area. >>> checking the other top stories now, the district is reporting its first death from west nile virus and health officials say a second person has been hospitalized. these are the first two cases reported in the district this year. maryland has seen 21 cases including one death. in virginia, there have been five cases, but no one has died. earlier this morning tony spoke with dr. ivan walks, the former director of the d.c. department of health. he explained what you need to look out for. >> three to 14 days you may see symptoms. the thing that lets us go, don't worry about it, most people don't have symptoms and you don't spread it person to person. however, just don't get bitten by a mosquito. seriously. and focus on the ways to prevent that. a lot of good guidance, don't let standing water be around. protect yourself with repellent. fix the broken screens and doors. all of those things will he
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Sep 10, 2012 4:25am EDT
, this was the scene in northern virginia after severe storms ripped through the area. there was no confirmed tornado sighting but the heavy rains and wind caused numerous downed trees and power lines. a lot of damage and luckily no one was seriously hurt. >> damage was also serious in parts of the district. huge trees toppled over destroying numerous cars parked on the street. check out this neighborhood on appleton street in northwest. plenty of wires are down in the area. this morning, almost all pepco and dominion virginia customers have their power back. >> i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. time now to talk about what el is happening in the weather department, what we can expect. >> nice cooldown. >> sarah is very happy about the temperatures. >> i am. i think a lot of people maybe are because it has been so hot. we knew it would cool down after the storms ripped through here. >> that was a strong cold front. i had one of busiest days of my life in the weather department with that storm. we've got nothing to show you here. we've got clear skies. a ridge of high pressure domi
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Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in virginia. he spoke to voters in woodbridge and took another swipe at mitt romney's secretly-taped fund raising remarks. >> i don't believe we can get very far with leaders who write off half the nagsz tion as a bu of victims. i don't see a lot of victims in this crowd. >> election day is still 46 days away and some virginia voters are already casting their bal t ballots. absentee voting in virginia started today. >>> a guy in new york with serious injuries. he was mauled by a tiger at the bronx zoo. the man jumped from a monorail train to get inside the tiger exhibit. emergency workers say one of the tigers attacked him. they had to use a fire extinguisher to get the animal off of him. the man reportedly suffered puncture wounds to his back and broke his ankle and his arm. police and zoo officials are investigating why he did that. >> in maryland, a riverdale man is facing charges for stalking a girl. narcissa bonilla has been stalking the girl for days. one time, she was so frightened, she ran to a local fire station for help. he was arrested today after an undercover sting. >> a
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
starting off this morning, all these areas in the light blue, the 40s. and that includes most of virginia and maryland. out in west virginia, americwes maryland, the upper 30s. this is like a morning in early december, not late september. we still have warm waters around the bay. even so, look at ocean city. 53 there this morning. and here's the view from space. we have just a few high clouds drifting up from the south. they'll be with us from time to time this morning. give us a beautiful sunrise probably, which is at 6:54. by 7:00, in the upper 40s. by noontime, near 70. low humidity, lots of sun. i'm back in ten minutes with a hometown forecast. >>> now to decision 2012. today, tim kaine, george allen square off in a live televised debate in northern virginia. it is the first of three debates the virginia senate candidates will participate in and it is the only one that will take place in our area. tim kaine comes into today's debate with a little momentum, leading george allen by eight points. tim kaine a democrat, also leads the republican allen in a new quinnipiac university poll. y
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Sep 28, 2012 4:25am EDT
. in our headlines now. >>> one person is dead after a wrong way crash in stafford county, virginia. that accident happened yesterday along route 16 in stafford lakes parkway. witnesses saw a pickup truck suddenly speed up and cross into oncoming traffic. that truck crashed head-on into another truck. the driver of that truck died. >>> the wife of a man who was brutally attacked near eastern market is speaking out about the incident. thomas nosslin was jumped last month. three men attacked him, stole his iphone, and savagely beat him. the men robbed three other people later that night, but police caught and arrested him for those robberies. police found four phones when they arrested the men. one of the phones belonged to maslin, but only a few days ago police connected them to the attack. >> i'm really grateful for the hard work to the police department and the detectives. they're incredible, and they don't get a lot of credit. i want to recognize everything they've done to bring justice to our case. >> maslin is still in the hospital recovering from brain injuries. >>> thanks to a
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
park in the city of fairfax. but the event quickly faced a detour. >> northern virginia could well determine who the next president is. and i hope you make that decision to get me elected. >> reporter: romney said he would start the rally with a moment of silence for chris stevens and three others killed in libya. but did not, after being heckled. >> it is a tragedy to lose such a wonderful. [ overlapping speakers ] -- >> wonderful people that have been so wonderful and appreciate their service for the country. >> reporter: a man in the crowd yelled at the governor, accusing him of politicizing the libyan killings and demanding that romney apologize. the man was shouted down by the crowd and quickly removed. >> i would offer a moment of silence but one gentleman doesn't want to be silent so we'll keep going. >> reporter: from there romney turned to the economy which he said is not turning around fast enough and the current president needs to be turned out of office. >> how in the world he can go before a democrat convention and speak to the nation and offer nothing more but the sam
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
the real heavy rain last night. manassas down to a half mile visibility. culpeper, virginia, at a third. stanton at zero mile visibility. it could drop a bit more too around leesburg, winchester, and martinsburg at .3 mile visibility. the rain is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is rep
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
storm. residents in northern virginia are cleaning up after heavy rain pounded that area. this was the scene in reston where several trees damaged homes and cars. the weather was bad but luckily, there was no confirmed tornado sighting and no one was seriously hurt. this morning, power has been restored to all dominion virginia customers affected by that storm. you really felt it come in. i was starting to get worried. it just came in so fast and furious but we knew we were going to have that storm. >> that front was very, very strong and we had this real humid unstable air mass so it is like bang, you know. but it was a busy day, let me tell you. it was a very busy day. happy to say things are much calm are now. good weather to at loft get out there and do whatever clean-up needs to be done. we don't have any clouds or anything going on. maybe a little bit of fog to the far west but other than that, we have a ridge of high pressure in control and that will hold us for the majority of the week. yes' highs, just two to three degrees below the seasonal average. average. i want to tell yo
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
d.c. 46 degrees down in culpeper, virginia. so for today, again, sunshine the first half of the day, but then a few clouds that are going to be making their way in a little later on. mostly clear, jacket cool, 47 to 56 degrees. by the noon hour today, lunchtime, nice, seasonable conditions. 67 to 70 degrees. the last two days have been running below average. today we're finally looking at conditions. forred today, 76 our high temperature, under partly sunny sky. we'll get a look at traffic right now. first 4 traffic with danella sealock. >> thank you very much. >>> we'll start with the rails. checking them for you. they're just opening so far with no delays. not seeing anything on the metro, marc, or vre. all are running on or close to schedule. over to the roadways, still pretty quiet. checking out things if you're traveling in prince george's county. nice and clear. no issues there. i'll give you a live look as you're making your commute northbound 5 at 301. not bad at all. the exit for 301 here. traveling northbound 5, you're clear from 301 all the way to the beltway. nothing to
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Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
stafford, virginia, news4. >>> there's breaking news tonight involving a workplace shooting in minneapolis. several dead after police say a man opened fire inside an office building. police will not say how many were killed but they have confirmed that the shooter killed himself. at least four people have been rushed to the hospital in critical condition. no word yet on what started it all. >>> a nationwide man hunt is focusing on virginia after the main suspect of a murder in new york is thought to have come this way. 42-year-old anthony tag lee nettie of wood bridge, virginia, is wanted in the death of a school superintendent outside of buffalo. investigators say he drove to new york last week to kill him. police say the two knew each other but wouldn't elaborate on motive. tag lee nettie is now expected to be back in this area, and he is considered armed and dangerous. tonight, a texas man admits he tried to extort money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. authorities say richard herd contacted one of griffin's agents in june demanding $1 million. they said he thre
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Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> storms from yesterday out of here. had gorgeous weather. >> wasn't it? >> cleaning up, as we all were. >> 91 yesterday. only 80 degrees today. that is nice. cooler i think tomorrow. if you've been outside tonight, you know it's the kind of weather that makes you feel like you can get a lot done. >> energy? makes you feel frisky? >> you got it. >> you were the first one to put it out there. it's gorgeous tonight. crisp, delightful. we thought we'd give you a look at the weather headlines. expecting tonight to see our temperatures dropping into the 50s, you can give that air conditioning a break if you haven't already. doesn't it feel like we have not been able shut it off in months? believe me, this is going to be such a nice week, with upper 70s monday and tuesday. only gradually warming up a little bit as we get closer to the end of the week, into the low 80s. what about rain? looks like the next chance of any showers will be on sunday as a cool front approaches. even that's only about a 30% chance. going to be
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Sep 13, 2012 4:25am EDT
discovery at a day care facility in northern virginia. police say 29-year-old anila qayyum has a permit take care of five children at a home in wood brim but child protective services found 21 inside. some of the kids were in closets and bathrooms strapped to car seats. qayyum and her sister are now facing seven counts each of reckless child endangerment. >>> we finally know what the iphone 5 looks like and when it is expected to hit the storeselves. >> the company unveiled the phone yesterday. robert gray has more on this. >> this is iphone 5. >> reporter: apple unveiling the much-anticipated new iphone. it is thinner and heighter than the previous model and it has a bigger screen. >> iphone 5eus retina display, the same 326 pixels per inch and it is a stunning display in every way. ever iphone to date has had a 3.5-inch screen but the new screen is a 4-inch display. -- iphone 5 is retina display. we have great partners we're working with, at&t, verizon and sprint to support lte on iphone 5. >> reporter: google's android has become the most used mobile operating system in the world and
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Sep 7, 2012 4:25am EDT
infected insects. in virginia, five cases have been reported but no one has died. >>> five dematha high school football players are no longer on the team after they allegedly hired prostitutes from a call services. that is according to the "washington post." the alleged incident happened early saturday morning at a hotel in north carolina afternoon the stags would be their first game of the season against a team from hillside, north carolina. the post reports two dematha player have withdrawn from the school. two other player may face expulsion and a fifth face as a disciplinary hearing. >>> drivers may have to shell out more to ride the dulles toll road and that isn't sitting well with many of them. sherry ly is live in mclean with the details. >> reporter: good morning. any toll increase for drivers here on the dulles toll road would go to pay for the silver line metro to dulles. the proposal would double what drivers are paying right now and that has some calling to say no to a toll increase. the first of flee public hearings was held last night by the metropolitan washington sh
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >>> in northern virginia, some voters will head to the polls today for a personal election to replace delegate david england. he resigned earlier this summer after admitting to having and fair. polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the ballot are democrat ron kru pi. cka, republican tim mcgee and libertarian justin malkin. >>> a former campaign aide to mayor vincent gray is due back in court today for a status hearing in his criminal case. thomas gore pled guilty to corruption charges. today's court appearance could set a sentencing date for gore who faces 12 for 18 months in prison. mayor gray has not been accused of any wrongdoing. >>> thousands of students in northern virginia are heading back to school today. in arlington count you, the first day of school means the first day of a new transportation policy. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: good morning. yes, they are going to be enforcing rules that have been on the books for quite some time. what that means is that fewer students here in arlington county will be able to ride school buses to their schools this
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
west virginia, just north and east of charleston. we've got more heavy rain that sits down to the south. and you'll see a slice there through chicago, that's the cold front. so you've got the cold front, and gulf of mexico moisture all coming together to meet us tomorrow. here's a look at what you can expect. our worst weather will be between 3:00 and 10:00 p.m. one to two inches of rain. gusts to 35 miles per hour. and yes, that means we could see some power outages around the area. for anyone driving, when it really comes down tomorrow, heavy and hard, that means reduced visibility on area roads. we will not be the only ones dealing with this storm system. this will affect areas from down south up to the north. there's the cold front coming through. by tomorrow morning we'll be left with some -- or by wednesday morning, we'll be left with some sunshine and a partly sunny sky. for this evening, showers developing, 67 to 72 degrees. for tomorrow morning, yes, it's going to be wet. you'll need the umbrella, 66 to 72 your temperature. not too bad. and tomorrow is going to be one of
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Sep 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
gray houston tonight. >>> a virginia woman says a man somehow got into her apartment and attacked her friday night in the 8,000 block of shanute place in mclean. the man tried to sexually assault her. she fought him until he gave up and took off. >>> a guilty verdict today in the murder of a d.c. man killed riding his bike home from work. neil godleski was riding through sherman circle in august of 2010 we had was shot. eric foreman was convicted of felony murder today just shy of his 18th birthday at the time. he now faces a mandatory 3rd years in prison. >>> a toddler drowned in a community pool in olney today. a neighbor found the almost 3- year-old boy in the water on sandy knoll drive this morning, performed cpr. the boy was declared dead at the hospital. police are investigating and may file charges. the child was with a caretaker at the time. >> severe storms once again rocked our region this weekend taking down trees and power lines. in fact, at one point hundreds of thousands of homes were in the dark. tonight the clean-up continues. sue palka has more now from the fox 5 weat
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
death. in virginia, five cases have been reported but no one has died. >>> five dematha high school football players are no longer on the team after they allegedly hired prostitutes from a call service. that is according to the "washington post." alleged incident happened early saturday morning at a hotel in north carolina after the stag won their first game of the season against a team from hillside, north carolina. the post reports two dematha players have withdrawn from school. two others may face expulsion and a fifth faces a disciplinary hearing. >>> sherry ly is live in mclean near a toll plaza with details on what people are doing to make their concerns know about this fare increase. >> reporter: a lot of people feel like, even if they speak out against this, it won't help a lot. and drivers shouldn't be surprised by this proposal. that has been the plan all along, that metro -- to pay for the silver line metro out to dulles, that the toll road here would see increases in tolls. but that doesn't mean that driveers have to like it. they got their chance to speak up at the firs
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> intelligence officials investigating evidence that points for a premeditated attack on a high-profile u.s. target timed to strike on the anniversary of nerve. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. -- on the anniversary of 9-11. >> straight up 6:00 right now. taking a look at the waning crescent moon. a knew machine -- a new moon just around the corner for us. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. we've been talking about this moon. gorgeous. in a couple of days, it will be a new moon. >> that is i moon you won't see. >> we'll show you the new moon. you won't see it. >> but you'll know it is a new moon. >> you get the idea. >> all right. let's just talk weather. >> we are good early in the morning. >> we are awesome. >> 63 at reagan national. confused me and i was the one telling you about it a minute ago. 55 at bwi marshall. no need for an umbrella as we are looking at bright sunshine through outthe day. i don't think you'll see more than a cloud or two jus
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax county parkway but construction has cleared in each direction on lee chapel. we'll update the ride elsewhere. the top stretch of the beltway below speed leaving 95 around towards university boulevard. all the lanes are open. the big story is the baltimore- washington parkway. delays stacking up from 197 out of laurel all the way to 410 where we have a crash this morning that's cleared but over an hour commute from out of laurel to riverdale. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> thank you. a check of this morning's top stories. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her sleep last month at her home in kettering. there is noth
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
sprinkles around washington, much of northern virginia and western maryland. they are going to stay wet here throughout the entire day. all of this coming from a front that's producing all this rain that's moving in and advancing, getting a little bit heavier now just southeast of charleston, west virginia. that's now moving into the far southeastern portions of west virginia. that's going to eventually move into the southern shenandoah valley in about another two hours or so, and then closer to the metro area, that looks like that's going to happen around 3:00 this afternoon. ahead of that, we've got mild and muggy air. temperatures around 70 degrees much of the region. hour by hour by 7:00 a.m., still cloudy. rain west of the metro area. a few scattered sprinkles around the immediate metro area. we'll be hovering near 70. some of those showers beginning to move in. then quickly after that, by 3:00 or so, we could have some of those storms producing those damaging winds that might bring down power lines and tree limbs. unfortunately, that risk extends into this evening. your first
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